Corporal Alfred William Ackers
Service Number ‘43504’ – Essex Regiment, 2nd Bn.
Killed in action on 22nd April 1918 aged 28.
Buried at Chocques Military Cemetery in France.
Son of Frances Jane Ackers of The Common, Billericay
It is likely that he was killed in the Battle of Bethune when the German 6th army mounted an unsuccessful offensive to take Bethune.
Also commemorated on the St. Mary Magdalene Memorial, Great Burstead